Eli Gomez

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23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

Human Rights

How to Capture Authentic Moments as a Portrait Photographer

In a refreshing video, photographer Sean Tucker sets aside the technical advice for a moment and dives into the real challenge facing portrait …

23 Insanely Clever Ways to Beat Clutter

Are you sick of your littered living room, overcrowded cabinet, or too-cramped-for-comfort closet? Cure clutter around the home with one of these 23 …

A trailer car adventure through 59 US national parks

This year sees celebrations across the US to mark the centenary of the National Park Service. To pay homage to this great organisation, Jonathan Irish and Stefanie Payne are visiting every national park in an Airstream trailer. Here, Jonathan shares some of the highlights so far.<p>March 5<p>Death Valley …

9 Things You Didn't Know You Could Get for Free on Flights

Craving more soda? All you have to do is ask!<p>You already shelled out major money for a plane ticket, checking your bag and an expensive (but unsatisfying) dinner during your layover. We feel your pain, traveling isn't cheap. But not everything has to cost an arm and a leg. Here are a few things …

First Aid

How to Build a Sleek Outdoor Sofa for Cheap

Buying pre-made outdoor patio furniture can be expensive, but this DIY outdoor sofa can be made in a day using basic supplies from your home store.<p>There's nothing better than enjoying a summer evening while lounging on patio sofa, but pre-made patio furniture is anything but cheap. Still, don't let …

9 Ways to Make the Storage Under Your Bed Work Harder

There's a lotta space under there. Put it to good use!<p>It's like an extra closet you never knew you had! Here's how to keep it functional and tidy, otherwise it can easily become a clutter volcano.

Home

25 Simple Interior Designer Tips To Renovate Your Home On A Budget

Whether you have just purchased new furniture or you are looking for something to give you a little pick-me-up, you can transform your home with …

5 Flat-Pack Furniture Companies That Are Cooler Than IKEA

Sick of disposable furniture but can’t afford high-end stuff? A new genre of companies fit somewhere in between–and they ship to your door.<p>While companies like ABC Home and Design Within Reach tout the idea of bringing high design to the masses, their items are still out of reach for most of us. …

Furniture that Flattens Into Wall Art Is Perfect For Cramped Apartments

Just because you live in a cramped downtown apartment doesn’t mean you don’t want to entertain. So here’s a brilliant way to keep some extra seating …

Everything you need to know to assemble and care for a succulent garden

By Adrian Higgins<p>Adrian Higgins<p>Gardening columnist<p>Email Bio Follow<p>These common varieties would make a great addition to your home or garden.<p>These common varieties would make a great addition to your home or garden.<p>It’s hard to say at what point the growing of succulents went from being a nerdy …

Southern Africa

How to score the cheapest airfare this summer

Looking to get away this summer, but worried about the cost of airfare? It's all in the timing. <i>When</i> you book and fly can save you a lot of money.<p>Ticket prices are already expected to be 3% cheaper this summer compared to last year, according to Jeff Klee, CEO of CheapAir.com<p>"Lower cost airlines …

Flying

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

Healthy Eating

The Surprising Psychology of Hotel Reservations

Yesterday I booked a hotel online with my hotel reservation website of choice, typed in my destination and dates and I'm automatically thrown into a state of panic. My eyes are instantly drawn to a box of text at the top of the page that tells me my destination is 55 per cent reserved. As I scroll …

How to Get up Early and Become a Morning Person: Take Back Tomorrow Before Going to Bed

If you’re anything like me, you’re the kind of person who hits the snooze button 15 times before finally rolling out of bed. The kind of person who, …

31 Gorgeous Furniture Upgrades For Your Grown Up Apartment

Fancy up your apartment for cheap.

How to see Puerto Rico in three days

With its diverse tropical landscape, white-sand beaches and swaggering history, Puerto Rico is a Caribbean treasure.<p>After three days on the Island of Enchantment, I got to experience a lot of what the island had to offer, and I was impressed!

Puerto Rico

This Cabinet Gets Even Cooler When You Open It Up

This could really change small space living forever.<p>If you've ever lived in a cramped apartment, you understand the challenges that come with limited space: Lack of privacy when guests visit, little to no storage — you get the gist. But a very savvy wardrobe that goes way beyond your basic storage …

Workstations

17 DIY Projects That Will Make You Say "Why Didn't I Think of That?"

And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).<p>And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).

Genius

10 Best Multi-Day Hikes in the National Parks

Adventure<p>U.S. national parks are packed with overnight treks that offer epic views and impressive climbs. These ten are the best of the best.

National Parks

An Incredibly Helpful List of 71 Free Online Courses and Tutorials

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

Photos Taken 100 Years Ago Capture Rare Look at Paris in Color

Over 100 years ago, a French banker named Albert Kahn undertook a massive photography project that became known as <i>The Archives of the Planet</i>. Sending photographers to every continent, Kahn aimed to collect colour snapshots from all corners of the Earth using a brand new technology known as the …

General

It’s hard enough to navigate social media as an adult. Many of us start feeling envious of others’ lives and experience self-doubt. Even one image …

Mental Disorders

Bolivia's raw beauty calls to travelers looking for adventure

Bolivia may be the hottest ticket in South America.<p>Yes. Bolivia.<p>With President Evo Morales' election to a third term in November 2014, Bolivia has enjoyed nine years of political stability — one of the longest stretches in its history since its independence from Spain in 1825. That has led to …

Canada's Rocky Mountaineer

Travel<p>This Seattle-to-Banff journey cuts through the heart of the Rockies, and explores how a country came to be.<p><i>From the November 2015 issue of</i> Traveler <i>magazine</i><p>The next step up Mount Norquay requires a lunge of faith. Looking over my sunglasses, slipping in sweat, I see I must now go left and out, …

How a Digital Camera Works

Digital cameras operate much the same as classic cameras. Both camera types need to have a lens with which to focus on the image, a shutter with …

Cameras

The Basics of Histograms for Beginner Photographers

Here’s a short 4-minute video in which photography instructor Karl Taylor offers a basic explanation of histograms for photographers who are just …